Jackets defeat Blue Devils for district split

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By The Staff

The Lady Jackets and Jackets of Coalfield made the trip down to Harriman to take on the Lady Blue Devils and Blue Devils Friday night.

The Lady Devils were able to pick up a win in the first contest by a score of 42-28.

The Blue Devils dropped the second game of the night as they lost 74-70.

Harriman was led in scoring by Christina Pack and Olivia Goins as Pack posted 12 and Goins posted 11 in the 42-28 win.

"I'm proud of how the girls played tonight," said Harriman Head Coach Dallas Davis. "We moved the ball real well and that helped us all night."

Micah Moore led the way for Coalfield with 8 points.

Harriman started out the first period hot as they came out with a 11-5 lead. This was in large part to 9 points from Christina Pack.

The second period would see the Lady Devils continue to stretch their lead, and play solid defense as they only gave up four points in the frame. The score was 18-9 going into the third period of play.

Coalfield was able to get their offense rolling better in the second half when they scored as many points in the third frame as they did in the first and second combined. Harriman still held a 26-18 lead going into the final period.

Harriman was able to finish out the game and pick up the 42-28 win on the night.

Harriman (42) Bertram 2, Breeden 4, Davis 1, Pack 11, O. Goins 12, Cozart 2, M. Goins 7, Goldston 3.

Coalfield (28) Tinker 4, Moore 8, Matson 4, Henry 6, Lowe 4, Roberts 2.

Harriman took the floor in game number two, and despite two good scoring performances by Chris Worthy and Jaylen McCullum who both scored 24 points on the night, Harriman dropped their contest by a score of 74-70.

Parker McKinney led all scorers on the night with 27 points. Peyton McKinney was also in double figures for Coalfield with 18 points.

"Coalfield came out tonight and shot the ball really well," said Harriman head coach Shay Shannon. "Coalfield was able to build a large enough lead in the first half to hold us off in the second. We will go back to work in practice and work on fixing our mistakes.”

Coalfield jumped out on Harriman in the first period as they scored 21 points. Parker McKinney and Peyton McKinney combined for 14 points to put the Yellow Jackets ahead by a score of 21-13.

The Jackets were able to hold off the Devils going into halftime as they held the 36-22 lead.

Harriman started chipping at the lead in the third period with McCullum scoring 8 points to lead Harriman. Harriman trailed by a score of 52-41 going into the final period of play.

Senior Chris Worthy locked in scoring wise in the final period to put up 15 points for Harriman. The Devils put themselves in a good position to win the ball game, but Coalfield was able to close to the game out by a score of 74-70.

Coalfield (74) Keathley 7, Pe. McKinney 18, Pa. McKinney 27, Lowe 3, Kilby 7, Carroll 6, Jones 2, Coker 4.

Harriman (70) Anderson 4, Copeland 3, McCullum 24, Worthy 24, Duncan 7, Moore 8.